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Oct 7, 2012 5:00am PDT
. it's 1% or 2%, gas at four bucks a gallon, pay for college education, whatever it is. the talk on small business obscures, what are regoing to do in this economy to increase demand? demand is going to drive the profitability of small business. >> we have a survey about small business owners which was interesting. it was conducted by wells fargo. they say why are you not hiring, right? their number one hiring concern is the revenues won't justify adding employees. there aren't enough people, customers to sell things to because the economy is not very good. current state of economy, cash flow ability, go down to the bottom of that for new government regulations. >> after the debate, i spent a lot of time talking to small business organizations to say what was your reaction to this? they had interesting statistics and ideas. then i spent a bunch of time talking to small business owners saying what did you think of the debate? you know what they said? i don't really care. what i care about is how i'm going to get more people through my door, increase my customers. what's my marketi
Oct 13, 2012 5:00am PDT
in not having any of these social issues, whether they were women's reproductive rights, education and other things mentioned in the first debate and then even as an add on in the second debate is that people made the -- i call it the excuse, well, this is about jobs, as if social issues are not also economic issues, especially reproductive choice. that when women have history -- when women have control over their reproductive choice, it also lends to their control over their economic destiny and that's really, i think, what this is about. for a party that portends to say that we want smaller and less government, you know, they certainly want to put an awful lot of area between me and my doctor. >> what i find frustrating, marsha blackburn was on msnbc after the debate. she responded to chris matthews. the other day on twitter i was talking about abortion and a lot of conservatives said, why are you liberals always talking about abortion. conservatives in the republican party don't want to talk about this. ryan had this big sigh and this kind of gathering himself moment after he was asked th
Oct 6, 2012 5:00am PDT
on their own. >> the post office and all of that. >> they take advantage of an educated population that comes from our public schools. nobody does it on their own. that rhetoric is destructive. >> wait a minute. if they build that business on their own. whatever you want to call it. >> in concert. >> in the flourishing of american society and the community and all the great things that we all love, once that person dies, oftentimes because of the estate tax he has to sell that business instead of passing it on. >> often times this is a tiny, tiny incident. >> the percentage of these people is negligible and we've actually put provisions in our tax code to allow people to spread that over, say in the case of farms, over 14, 15 years. and we can do more. i can understand for that very small number for which that's a problem we have ways of handling that that does not force the sale. >> that brings up a question which i'd like to hear. so i'm a liberal or i'm a skeptical egalitarian. i'm one of the people i mentioned in the poles in the last hour who doesn't have a big ideological commitment. i
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